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Meet the Man the Chinese Called “Chairman”

Mao Zedong (December 26, 1893 – September 9, 1976) With the recent (and unprecedented) third term of Xi Jinping, I thought it might be beneficial to look at Mao Zedong‘s life and death. Here was a man who knew how … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theories: This Man Saw Red, Everywhere

Joseph McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) When I asked myself the question, “Who does Alex Jones remind you of?” I immediately thought of Joseph McCarthy. Not because of his loud voice, or his dramatic performances, but because … Continue reading

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Astrology: Testing Another Theory about Rebirth

Friedrich (Fritz) Fromm (October 8, 1888 – March 12, 1945) I suppose there’s no way of proving or disproving a theory about anything unless one is willing to tackle it head on. It has been a central contention of another … Continue reading

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Communism: The Brotherhood of Man?

Karl Marx (May 5, 1818 – March 14, 1883) With the benefit of hindsight, we look upon figures of history from the perspective of how their ideas turned out. Karl Marx is a case in point. He wanted to make … Continue reading

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Is the Chinese Communist Party Chairman Kublai Khan?

Xi Jinping (June 15, 1953) Call it a thought that just won’t go away. I wrote this morning about the first meeting between Marco Polo and Kublai Khan, whose Yuan Empire covered all of China and some surrounding countries. Then … Continue reading

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“Until Death Do Us Part”

The Rosenbergs’ Execution (June 19, 1953) So why didn’t Julius save Ethel? The FBI was right: he had recruited spies, so he could easily have given names and probably saved her life, and very possibly his own, too. “Dad’s unwillingness … Continue reading

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Conspiracy! Communists in the State Department

Senator Joe McCarthy Accuses the Government of Treason On the day I was born, Joe McCarthy started his crusade against Communists in the government, Now, obviously, this was a few hours after my birth time of 3:49 am, but the … Continue reading

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The Canadian Political Spectrum

Political Parties 2019 Election It’s a tough question, but somebody has to ask it: where are you on this chart? And, before you answer, think about the implications of what ‘far right’ and ‘far left’ mean when we speak those … Continue reading

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Hong Kong: Too Little, Too Late?

Carrie Lam, Chief Executive of Hong Kong It isn’t hard to imagine that Beijing is pulling the strings of their puppet in Hong Kong. But it gets a little bit troubling that a British/Chinese agreement that was supposed to run … Continue reading

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Stemming the Tide of History

Doctor Zhivago I read a paperback edition of this novel in the late 60’s after watching the David Lean movie of the same name. I couldn’t have taken every word in because, as I’m reading it again now, from a … Continue reading

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